Serum VEGF and CFH in exudative age-related macular degeneration.

PURPOSE To determine serum vascular endothelial growth factor 165 (VEGF165) levels and the association of the complement factor H gene (CFH) Y402H polymorphism in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in comparison to unaffected control subjects. METHODS Sixty-six AMD patients and 66 healthy age- and gender-matched controls were… CONTINUE READING